Statewide test results: 63 percent of Springfield Ball failed English language arts
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC, is administered to third- through eighth-graders in Illinois, testing them in reading and math based on Common Core standards.
According to Springfield Ball Charter School English language scores, about 35 percent met expectations and 2 percent exceeded them. Students whose results are in either category are considered to be most ready to move on to the next level and are most prepared for college or work.
Another 37 percent approached expectations, while 19 percent partially met expectations and 7 percent did not meet them. Students who scored in these categories are not ready for the next level of schooling, according to the test.
Test results at Springfield Ball Charter School, which enrolled 387 students in 2017, are same of state averages.
Statewide, 37 percent of students passed the test and 63 percent failed.
Of students statewide who passed, only five percent 'exceeded' expectations.
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